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Bethesda Fountain

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Address: Midpark at 72nd St. Transverse, Central Park, New York City, NY
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Possible one of the most iconic spots in Central Park. If see the park go here. There is always sonething going on.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Possible one of the most iconic spots in Central Park. If see the park go here. There is always sonething going on.

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Thank Scott C
Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is an especially scenic area of Central Park. The fountain wasn't on for some reason while we were there, maybe for maintenance or something. Still... it was very beautiful!

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Longueuil, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Remembering seeing it in movies, it is just like I thought it was, beside a bassin were you can do rowing.

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is no one place in Central Park that is more iconic, more romantic then Bethesda Fountain. Grab a book, grab a picnic, go with someone you love and just sit and enjoy.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot to pass through and rest in complete peace. The fountain is reviving and the view of the lake is peace inducing. Sit down by the trees with a view of both the lake and the fountain and relax with your loved one.

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new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Fountain is a great place to hang out in any season, relax, listen to music played under the arches nearby, etc. It's hard to imagine that you're just in the center of a busy metropolis! Don't miss the Loeb Boathouse where you can have a drink or a meal by the lake, or rent a rowboat.You can get here... More 

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the many must-see attractions in Central Park. Very conevniently located and offers great picture opportunities.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bethesda Fountain celebrates a perfectly situated spot in Central Park where locals and tourists alike can join in its beauty and splendour as it flows gently downwards into the centre pond where its soft sounds set the mood for a peaceful and harmonious feeling. People from around the world walk by, sit, read or listen to their favourite music... More 

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Panglao Island, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Part of the many attractions in Central Park, this fountain is near the Loeb Boathouse and the famous tunnel under the long row of chairs always featured in NYC-set movies.

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Took a walk up after visiting zoo unfortunately at the time we visited there was no water in it. But still nice too visit.

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